Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist. He also was the President of South Africa from 1994-1999. He was the countries first Black Head of State. He was also first elected f for fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid.
Martin Luther King jr. was an American Baptist minister and an activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader during the civil rights movement. He is known for his role in civil rights for using nonviolence and civil disobedience. This is inspired by the nonviolent activism from Mahatma Gandhi.
Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against the British rules.He protested against the British rules with nonviolence. Gandhi led India to independence. He inspired movements for civil rights all across the world. Mahatma Gandhi did different kinds of protest. One of his protest was the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Bus Boycott was great in the civil rights movement which spanned in the 1950's and 60's.